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Funchal vs Midway Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Midway Island, Hawaii is approximately 12,941 km or 8,042 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Midway Island bearing 18.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 160.8° or SSE .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 462 mm (18.2 in) less which is equivalent to 462 l/m² (11.34 US gal/ft²) or 4,620,000 l/ha (493,909 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.4° lower in Funchal than in Midway Island.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Funchal relative to Midway Island. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Midway Island vs Funchal.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -7 (0) -43 (-2) -91 (-4) -72 (-3) -74 (-3) -77 (-3) -86 (-3) -90 (-4) -57 (-2) +58 (+2) +81 (+3) -462 (-18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -28) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -30) -15 ( -48) -13 ( -42) -11 ( -37) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -8 ( -26)   -97 ( -27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 18' -0h 11' -0h 02' +0h 07' +0h 16' +0h 20' +0h 18' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 16' -0h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.5 -4.6 -4.6 -4.6 -4.5 -4.4 -4.3 -4.2 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.4   -4.4

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